|Great Speeches and Interviews with Ford, Nasr, and Gingrich|
Gerald Rudolph Ford Address on Taking the Oath of Office delivered August 9, 1974 East Room of the White House, Washington, D.C. Vali Nasr, author of "The Shia Revival," and UC San Diego sociologist Gershon Shafir explore the tensions between the Shiites and Sunnis and how the longstanding rivalries have affected the Middle East in this discussion led by historian Michael Bernstein, the dean of UCSD's Division of Arts and Humanities...
Keywords: Access Sacramento; Great Speeches and Interviews; 11/15/07; Gerald Ford; Vali Nasr; Gershon Shafir; Michael Bernstein; Newt Gingrich
|Great Speeches and Interviews with LBJ, Palast, Harris and Hedges|
Hear LBJ, Greg Palast, Sam Harris and Chris Hedges Lyndon Baines Johnson , often referred to as LBJ, was the thirty-sixth President of the United States (1963-1969). After serving a long career in the U.S. Congress, Johnson became the thirty-seventh Vice President, and in 1963, he succeeded to the presidency following President John F. Kennedy's assassination. He was a major leader of the Democratic Party and as President was responsible for designing his Great Society, comprising liberal legisl...
Keywords: LBJ; Greg Palast; Sam Harris; Chris Hedges; Lyndon Johnson; Access Sacramento; Great Speeches and Interviews; 1/6/2008; Suzi Weissman
|Great Speeches and Interviews with John Kerry and Others|
Great Speeches and Interviews with John Kerry and Others The Obama Campaign in Sacramento hosted a rally on Feb. 2, 2008. At the event, Senator John Kerry, basketball great Kevin Johnson, State Senator Darrell Steinberg, Former State Senator Deborah Ortiz, City Councilmember Kevin McCarty, and Assemblymember Dave Jones rally supporters. John Forbes Kerry is an American politician who is currently serving his fourth term as the junior United States Senator from Massachusetts...
Keywords: John Kerry; Kevin Johnson; Darrell Steinberg; Deborah Ortiz; Kevin McCarty; Dave Jones; Feb. 2; 2008; Sacramento; David Cay Johnston; Gerry Condon; Great Speeches and Interviews; Access Sacramento
|Insight: 'Prairie Wind' / Film Festival / Samson Koletkar / Bryce Jones|
'Prairie Wind' - In the early 1950s, U.S. scientists conducted shocking aerospace experiments in a Nebraska town. The goal was to test winds created by rockets near ground level. It was an important step in the creation of America's space program. Today on Insight, a local journalist tells the story of the Nebraska experiments. An article he's written about it is in the latest issue of a national magazine...
Keywords: Prairie Wind; aerospace experiments 1950s; A Place Called Sacramento; film festival at the Crest Theatre; Access Sacramento films; Jewish Indian comedian; Samson Koletkar; 15 year old comedian; Bryce Jones; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
|Insight: War Crimes / 'Half Circle' / Eileen Rendahl / Sac Baseball|
War Crimes Prosecutor - One of the world's top war crimes prosecutors is in town. Today on Insight, we'll talk with lawyer Fatou Bensouda, who focuses on rape as a crime of genocide. "Half Circle" - The Sacramento News and Review recently called him the "hip hop Charlie Rose." You'll meet Jemuel "180" Johnson who interviews rappers, singers and artists on his local TV show "Half Circle." Eileen Rendahl - Davis-based author Eileen Rendahl has made a name for herself writing chick-lit novels...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; war crimes prosecutor; rape as a crime of genocide; Fatou Bensouda; Half Circle; Jemuel 180 Johnson; Access Sacramento; Eileen Rendahl; Don't Kill the Messenger; paranormal adventure romance; vampires in Sacramento; Sacramento baseball history; Alan O'Connor; Buffalo Park